Equipment Maintenance Technician I – IV (6 total openings across those skill levels)
Our client is a leader of silicon wafer manufacturing. They are an international market player, who serves the semiconductor industry worldwide and partners with many leading chip manufacturers. They provide a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k matching, educational assistance, and a quarterly success sharing bonus program.
An Equipment Maintenance Technician is responsible for providing installation, diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance for manufacturing equipment and associated process supply systems. Through proper maintenance, the technician helps to improve the overall effectiveness of equipment and to meet the Business Unit goals. To accomplish this requires skills and knowledge in related technical areas which may include, but are not limited to the following: mechanical, electrical, electronic, control systems, programmable logic controls, pneumatics, vacuum technology, and SPC (Statistical Process Control) knowledge. The ideal candidate will have an electrical license, but this is not required. This is a 12-hour, day- or night-shift position (night shift receives a 15% pay differential).
– Routinely apply logical thought processes to effectively carry out verbal and written instructions in a safe and effective manner.
– Routinely apply knowledge and skills to troubleshoot and optimize the effectiveness of equipment.
– Routinely deal with multiple job tasks and assist senior technicians in determining priority.
– Routinely identify sources for repair parts including from warehouse, vendors, and fabricated parts on special occasions.
Essential Function/Major Responsibilities:
– Utilize technical skills to install, modify, assemble and maintain equipment and associated process supply systems.
– Accomplish tasks by effectively connecting, routing, and assembling internal/external systems & components. Including but not limited to: gearboxes, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronic, programmable logic controls, and chemicals.
– Analyze equipment or system to determine malfunction. Decide on proper repair action. Completes repairs by removing, repairing, and replacing all necessary components of the equipment or system. Discuss findings with area operators, leadership, engineers, and other technicians as need to find immediate & long-term solutions.
– Effectively maintains all records of repairs, calibrations, tests, preventative maintenance, spare parts, and procedures.
– Achieve certification of basic proficiency for equipment in assigned areas of responsibility. Continuously improve knowledge and skills.
– Demonstrates effective housekeeping in the area of work and shop. Observes all safety rules and regulations.
– Acquire and maintain the necessary State/Federal licenses/certificates as needed for certain job tasks.
– Participates in and completes training as prescribed by corporate requirements and the immediate leadership.
– Assists in the training of other technicians, cell leaders, and Technical Operators.
– Assist in the analysis and frequently works independently in the repair and preventive maintenance.
– Works independently on analysis and repair and assists other levels.
– Occasional work required in hazardous areas involving potentially dangerous electrical power, chemicals, and stored energy.
– High School diploma or GED completed.
– Minimum two – four (2 – 4) years’ experience as a Maintenance Technician in a related industry or manufacturing environment.
– Completion of technical training courses or seminars related to maintenance job skills.
– Ability to perform basic arithmetic in various units of measure, using Metric & English whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute ratio, percentage, and to draw and interpret graphs and charts. Familiar with algebra and able to manipulate variables in simple equations.
– Ability to interpret, engineering drawings, sketches, and documents.
– Ability to read and interpret documents, safety rules, instructions, operating, procedure and maintenance manuals. Write routine reports and correspondence.
– Communicate with individuals/groups of both internal/external customers.
– Ability to work with people from different backgrounds individually and in a team environment.
– Required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, sit, climb or balance. Required to reach, and to manipulate using hands and fingers. Frequently required to wear cleanroom attire, personal protective equipment, and/or breathing devices.
– Ability to lift and/or move, by pushing/pulling, up to 50 lbs.
– Specific vision abilities required include; close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
– Proficient in the following computer software: DOS, MS Office. SAP, and SPC (Statistical Process Control) are desirable.
– Must be able to pass a drug screen (excluding marijuana) and background check.
Here are some additional notes about these roles based on a call with the HR Manager:
– No Electrical License is required, but it would be a nice to have. In order to get to a Tech 4 level in this role, the candidate would need to have their Electrical Licensing or go to PCC to receive their Electrical Licensing (which would be paid for by the client).
– A strong Mechanical or Electrical background is required.
– Experience in the semiconductor industry is required.
– Our client offers a Profit Sharing plan which is paid quarterly and can be up to 104 extra hours of pay at the employee’s hourly rate.
– Our client wears Clean Room attire such as a standard jacket, hair net, and smocks. There are only a few places in the building that require additional protection (such as a bunny suit), and these roles should not have to work in those areas often, if at all.
– Employee can work on the day shift (7am-7pm) or the night shift (7pm – 7am). The night shift receives a 15% pay differential. Also, these roles will work 12 hour shifts where they work 3 days one week, and 4 days the next (alternating). For example, they may work Tuesday – Thursday one week, and then Friday – Monday the following week. Any work beyond 10 hours in a given day is paid at an OT rate, so Employees will be earning up 90 minutes of OT per shift.
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Lexicon Solutions is a full-service staffing company specializing in contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement, and payroll services. Located in the Portland metro area, we are at the heart of technology in the Pacific Northwest. Lexicon Solutions has been voted by the Portland Business Journal as one of Portland's Top Staffing Firms from 2009 - 2022.
Lexicon Solutions is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, including the following:
- Major PPO (Pre-tax) medical/dental cafeteria plan.
- AFLAC supplemental insurance.
- Complementary care.
- Individual supplemental term life policies.
- Paid holidays and PTO.
- Direct deposit payroll option.
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